adhd diagnosis

Adult ADHD Diagnosis—and How Treatment Can Help

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neuropsychological disorder marked by attentional issues, hyperactivity, and impulsivity behavior. It's not confined to young people either; it can become a lifelong issue. So what's the best way to pursue adult ADHD diagnosis and treatment? First, a brief history of ADHD. In 1902, pediatrician … Read More

Adult ADHD: A Condition Worthy of Focus

Many people joke about having ADHD when they get easily distracted or act impulsively. However, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is no laughing matter. It can be a lifelong—and sometimes debilitating—condition. And it may be more common than you think: Estimates show that up to 10 million of us in the … Read More

Adult ADD vs. ADHD: What’s the Difference?

Forgetting things, being easily distracted, and feeling restless are all signs of adult ADD, a biological brain disorder that has been reclassified as ADHD. Adult ADHD is increasingly common, affecting 5 percent of adults, according to the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA). So what are the symptoms traditionally tied to … Read More

Top Foods to Avoid with ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common childhood psychiatric disorder in the United States. Children diagnosed with ADHD have trouble paying attention and experience hyperactivity and impulsivity. Most children with ADHD are treated with psychostimulant medications, but these come with unpleasant side effects and significant risks including appetite … Read More

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